Episcopal Diocese of Rochester
Joy in Christ, as a way of life

Mission Grants

Apply April 1st through June 1st  

Mission Grant Types (All grants are funded on an annual basis)

1 - Parish Mission Grants: Parish Mission Grants are awarded for one-time mission project or ongoing mission. The goal is to fund mission that enhances the vitality of the congregation while addressing the vision and mission of the Diocese. Creativity and innovation in ministry are encouraged. In order to be considered for Parish Mission grant funding in the Diocesan budget, you will need to complete and submit the Parish Mission Grant Application online. (Open the application below to see definitions, criteria & process)

If your mission funding request financially supports another non-profit organization [separate 501(c)3 designation] that is distinct from the Episcopal Diocese and the parishes, a Partnership Mission Grant Application is available below for those organizations to directly apply for funding.

 2 - Partnership Mission Grants: Partnership Mission Grants are awarded to Non-profit organizations [separate 501(c)3 designation] that are distinct from the Episcopal Diocese and the parishes. Partnership Mission Grants are for projects/missions operating within the geographical boundaries of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester. The goal is to fund mission that supports the vision and mission of the Episcopal Diocese of Rochester. (Open the application below to see definitions, criteria & process)

 3 - Sustainable Development Grant: This grant application is intended for mission that supports the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)